What's Up: Upcoming Events


The art of collecting

If it exists it can be collected. The world is awash with people collecting common items like baseball cards, musical and Star Wars memorabilia to the odd and macabre such as lynching photographs, bones and death masks. But most collections are benign and fun.

Chester pocket park gets a facelift

Last week the corner of Chester and West Hundred roads got a little love. Called Chester Park, the pocket park had become somewhat of an eyesore, and according to members of the Chester Community Association (CCA) it wasn’t a good representation of the community.

ChesterFest draws record crowd

On a perfect September day, a record number of attendees of all ages arrived in the village of Chester for the 11th Annual ChesterFest event provided by the Chester Community Association (CCA).

Galstan earns Eagle Scout Award

Berkeley Dale Ward Galstan of Chester, earned his Eagle Scout Award, the highest award in the Boy Scouts of America, on Sunday, August 26, 2012 at a ceremony at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Chester.

Resource directory now available for seniors and those with disabilities

The Chesterfield Council on Aging has published its biennial Resource Directory of Services for Older Adults and Individuals with Disabilities in Chesterfield County. The directory is intended to help older adults and adults with disabilities to find the resources and services they need to remain independent.

JDA celebrates 20-year anniversary

The Jefferson Davis Association (JDA) celebrated 20 years of Preserving the Past, Building the Future during a 20th Anniversary luncheon last Tuesday, at the Meadowbrook Country Club, with approximately 70 JDA members and supporters attending.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, September 26
Early Literacy Story Times. Enon Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. – No registration required.

Bilingual Spanish-English Story Times. Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. No registration required.

Read to Rover. Chester Library. 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. No registration required.

Thursday, September 27
All Chesterfield County Library branches are closed on Thursdays except for Central. Central is open 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.